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Woman ticketed after viral video of argument with school crossing guard

Posted at 12:10 PM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-11 22:54:42-05

KAYSVILLE, Utah — Kaysville Police have issued a citation to a woman who was seen arguing with a school crossing guard about the right of way in Kaysville.

A video of the incident, above, was captured outside Creekside Elementary School. (Video courtesy: Celia Hardy)

Police said they explained the reason for the citation to the woman, whom they did not identify for FOX 13.

In Utah, drivers are required to yield to all pedestrians, regardless of whether or not the pedestrian is using a crosswalk.

Click here to read the Utah Driver Handbook for 2018-2019. [PDF]

"A driver is required to yield to all pedestrians even if they are not in a marked or unmarked crosswalk," the handbook states. "At school crossings where there is a traffic patrol, stop and yield as signaled."